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[Hotel Victoria]

Description: Postcard with an aerial view of Hotel Victoria, surrounded by mountains.
Date: March 1954
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Hotel Victoria]

Description: Postcard from the inside of Hotel Victoria looking out. The foreground appears to be a balcony or patio with arches and decorative stone- and metalwork. Outside, there are several unique-looking buildings, portions of a town, and mountains rising the background.
Date: March 1954
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Hotel Victoria]

Description: Postcard with an aerial view of Hotel Victoria. The hotel appears to be surrounded on several sides by mountains; other buildings are partially visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican Immigration and Customs officials at the International Bridge. A note on the front of the postcard says, "Puente y personal de la aduana y migración. Nuevo Laredo, Tamps." It is believed that if corrected, this should read, "Puente y personal de la aduana y inmigración. Nuevo Laredo, Tamps."
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Main street in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

Description: Postcard of Guerrero Avenue in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Storefronts line either side of the street and there are automobiles parked outside. Several pedestrians are visible on the sidewalks. This street leads to the International Bridge to Laredo, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Street car, Matamoros, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a streetcar drawn by a mule or donkey. The streetcar is being pulled along a track in the center of a street that is bordered by buildings. The picture shows Matamoros, Mexico across the border from Brownsville, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Miss Maria Sanchy" from "E. M." that reads, "Ni la ausencia y la distancia, ni el tiempo de no [v]erte; por ningunas sircustancias he de dejar de quererte, yours for ever." (Loosely: "Neither the absence and the distance, nor the time since I have seen you; under no circumstances have I stopped loving you.")
Date: August 14, 1911
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of the Custom House building in Nuevo Laredo. The back of the postcard includes a thank you note addressed to Capt. Elmer C. Croom from L. R. de la Peña.
Date: 1935-07-28?
Creator: de la Peña, L. R.
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[International bridge, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

Description: Scene of the International Bridge from the Nuevo Laredo side of the Rio Grande river. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Josie from Eugene Kneip discussing his plans.
Date: July 11, 1913
Creator: Kneip, Eugene
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Hotel Iturbide, Monterrey]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of the front of Hotel Iturbide on Calle Zaragoza in Monterrey, Mexico with mountains in the background as well as people and automobiles in the street. It was sent to Rochester, Minnesota with this handwritten text: "Sun. P. M. Dear Matt: arrived here yesterday (Saty.) leaving right now, the weather has been unusually cold. Laredo, on the border, had 2" snow the Mexican kids sure were having fun with it. So long, Mel"
Date: January 24, 1940
Location Info:
Partner: Laredo Public Library

Postcard of the Palacio de Bellas Artes

Description: Postcard of the Palacio de Bellas Artes, "Palace of Fine Arts," in Mexico City with many cars parked in front. Printed in corner is "Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico"
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[Postcard of "Cola de Caballo" Waterfall]

Description: Postcard of a waterfall called Cola de Caballo, "Horse Tail," in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Printed in the corner is "Cola de Caballo, Monterey N.L. Mex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Postcard of Chapultepec Castle and National Museum of History

Description: Postcard of Chapultepec Castle and National Museum of History from the vantage point of a pond surrounded by trees. Text in the lower-left corner says: "No. 1 Castillo Chapultepec y Museo Nal. De Historia, Chapultepec Castle & National Museum of History"
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Postcard of a woman standing next to a hotel pool

Description: An unidentified woman stands next to a hotel's pool filled with flowers. Printed on the top of the postcard is "466-Alberca del Hotel Ruiz Galindo. Fortin Ver.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[Executed Man]

Description: Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.
Date: November 19, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Orozco's Sharp Shooters, Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a group of insurrecto soldiers in the desert outskirts of Juarez, Mexico, posing for a photograph with their rifles. The caption on the postcard identifies the men as sharp shooters in Orozco's ranks, referring to the revolutionary leader Pascual Orozco. The three men in the first row are not armed.
Date: [1910..1915]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Scene of Disorder in Barracks after the Battle of Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a group of men and women observing the disarray of personal belongings within a courtyard after the Battle of Juarez. A variety of items, including clothing, blankets, hats, and crates are gathered into one large pile. Horses are in the background, behind the group.
Date: May 1911
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.
Date: [1916..1917]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Camp Scene on the Mexican Border]

Description: Postcard of a U. S. military camp on the U.S. - Mexican border. Two rows of tents are in the forefront; a row of cabins is visible on the right. A variety of miscellaneous items, including wooden boards, fire wood, buckets, barrels and trash cans, are strewn on the ground in between the rows of tents. Soldiers are inside the open-sided tents completing chores.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Riddled with Bullets, Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a destroyed building in Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Bullet holes cover the exterior of the building. All of the windows have been destroyed; the roof no longer exists; and heavy smoke damage from a fire is evident.
Date: January 18, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Military Camp in Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a military camp in Mexico. Several adobe structures, which appear to homes, can be seen in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard depicting a bullfight in a Ciudad Juarez, Mexico arena. In the photograph, two men in costume wait to bullfight, and one man is directly engaging the bull. People are visible in the stands. Advertisements are visible in both English and Spanish. Postcard was stamped and mailed from El Paso, Texas on April 27, 1915. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bullfight in Mexico]

Description: Postcard depicting a man bullfighting in Juarez, Mexico. There is one assistant helping the bullfighter. In the photograph, the bullfighter rides on a horse as he fights. People are visible in the stands. There are advertisements on the fences in the arena. Over one of the advertisements on the left side of the image, is a tear in the picture.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library